Mission: Interplanetary

A Space of One’s Own

Should the first human mission to Mars have an all-women crew?

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Episode Notes

In this episode, we ask: Should the first human mission to Mars have an all-women crew?

Cady and Andrew talk with science fiction writer Mary Robinette Kowal and professional Martian Tanya Harrison about who should go to Mars.

Landing on the Moon was “one small step for man.” Should we think differently about the first humans to step foot on Mars? Also, a new Sounds of Space.

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Join Astronaut Cady Coleman and scientist/author Andrew Maynard as they explore the unique visions of those working to take us to new worlds.

Mission: Interplanetary looks at the big questions, the challenges to overcome, and the opportunities within reach. We talk to the people imagining, designing, and building the future of humans in space.

Join us for a glimpse into futures that live far beyond the bounds of Earth.

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